What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Americans who have commercial health insurance (say, through an employer or union) are rarely thought to face barriers to receiving health care — in particular, primary care, that front line provider and on-ramp to the health care system.

Must-have medical apps for primary care

KevinMD

Earlier this year, we put together a list of what we thought were the best medical apps for health care providers. Now at the end of 2018, we’re augmenting that list to give you a full picture of what we think are must-haves medical apps for those in primary care. Tech Mobile health Primary CareSafe Motherhood Initiative: ACOG DII SMI […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

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How CrossFit and 23andMe Are Moving from Health to Primary Care

Health Populi

As we see the medical and acute care sector moving toward health and wellness, there’s a sort of equal and opposite reaction moving from the other end of the continuum of health/care: that is, wellness and fitness companies blurring into health care.

Envisioning the delivery of true primary care telehealth

KevinMD

Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely disrupted how we deliver primary care to patients. Before the pandemic, telehealth seemed to be a way to deliver urgent care for acute issues to a select group of tech-savvy patients.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Accolade acquires virtual primary care platform PlushCare

Mobi Health News

The move is expected to help Accolade further its foothold in primary care.

Provider startups go virtual to tackle chronic conditions, primary care in 2021

Mobi Health News

After another rough year for the healthcare system, startups are using the growth of virtual care to manage chronic conditions and expand primary care

Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity. Primary care in the U.S.

Teladoc's latest primary care offering, Primary360, available to payers

Mobi Health News

Teladoc is pitching the expanded service as a way to improve primary care access

A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage

Electronic Health Reporter

The article A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial healthcare lessons from COVID Ken Perez Omnicell Primary Care Physician Shortage

Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Precision Medicine Finds A Home In Primary Care

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Precision Medicine Finds A Home In Primary Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Joel Diamond MD precision medicine primary careThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care. These companies targeting primary care components represent the “unbundling of the family doctor,” as CB Insights recently coined the market trend.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care

KevinMD

It has become more and more evident with time that the health care delivery system here in the United States is riddled with issues. In many ways, the system seems to step on its own feet — as the health care professionals working within it fight to make it work. Tech Mobile health Primary CareOne with many disagreements arising from the fact that there is no clear and universally acceptable solution to our problems.

Reducing ED Visits with Remote Patient Monitoring in Primary Care

Healthcare IT Today

The combination of simple technology and good service is helping to make remote patient monitoring (RPM) a key part of keeping patients healthy for primary care physicians.

One Possible Model For A VR-Based Primary Care Practice

Healthcare IT Today

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Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

Health Populi

More use of primary care services also drove greater satisfaction and spending per consumer at a rate of $11 more spending per person. But Walmart has been expanding its primary care services — so we’ll watch to see in 2021’s J.D.

Aetna launching nationwide virtual primary care solution

FierceHealthIT

Aetna launching nationwide virtual primary care solution. pminemyer. Tue, 08/10/2021 - 12:39

Propeller Health vets launch virtual primary care platform Marley Medical

Mobi Health News

The launch was fueled by a $9 million seed funding investment.

Why Jonathan Bush thinks digital will upend primary care

Mobi Health News

Bush discusses his new company Zus and what tech-first providers need right now.

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Health Populi

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum , from Kaufman, Hall & Associates.

Primary Cares Initiative: How eConsults Provide Support

Electronic Health Reporter

In April 2019, CMS announced the Primary Cares Initiative which is expected to reduce administrative burdens and increase patient care while decreasing healthcare costs. Learn more about the payment models of the Primary Cares Initiatives, and how eConsults directly support this new initiative. The article Primary Cares Initiative: How eConsults Provide Support appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

CrossFit to launch 'fully digital' primary care service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The fitness company CrossFit announced earlier this month that it was launching a new primary care service aimed at providing an individualized approach to health. Amazon Care is one such figure.

American Board of Telehealth launches certificate for virtual primary care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Board of Telehealth announced this week that it is launching a Teleprimary Care Certificate program, geared toward helping primary care providers develop future virtual health strategies. Providing care via a remote medium.

How telemedicine can help everyone have a primary care physician

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The National Academy of Medicine recently released a report urging everyone to have a primary care physician. The report went on to recommend that telehealth could have a role to play in this expansion of primary care. How can virtual care enable this?

HHS Aims To Deliver Value-Based Transformation In Primary Care

Electronic Health Reporter

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announce the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the healthcare system. The CMS Primary Cares Initiative will […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Hydrogen Health looks to primary care for next virtual care offering

Mobi Health News

Patients will be able to get access to a clinician without an advanced appointment.

Alpha Medical scores $24M for women's primary care

Mobi Health News

The company offers a physical and mental health membership for virtual care.

Sensely launches digital primary care with virtual assistant and other digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Vida Health announces new value-based pricing structure.

Elation Health snags $40M for primary care platform

Mobi Health News

The company plans on using the funds to add new capabilities including billing and payment collection.

Walgreens brings VillageMD primary care clinics to Indiana

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens brings VillageMD primary care clinics to Indiana. hlandi. Tue, 07/27/2021 - 11:32

Low-value care most common among systems with fewer primary care physicians, investor ownership

Fierce Healthcare

Low-value care most common among systems with fewer primary care physicians, investor ownership. dmuoio. Tue, 01/18/2022 - 15:54

Tech-enabled primary care provider VillageMD looks to go public

Mobi Health News

This comes roughly a year after Walgreens pledged to invest $1 billion in equity and convertible debt in VillageMD over a three-year time frame. . Investing, Business

JPM22, Day 2: Primary care startup Aledade inks tuck-in acquisition and more

Fierce Healthcare

JPM22, Day 2: Primary care startup Aledade inks tuck-in acquisition and more. hlandi. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 07:46

SCAN launches in-home, virtual primary care medical group

Fierce Healthcare

SCAN launches in-home, virtual primary care medical group. pminemyer. Wed, 11/17/2021 - 16:03

Finding Value in Primary Care: Why Organizations Should Prioritize Primary Over Chronic Care

Healthcare IT Today

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Primary care provider Crossover Health launches online wellness platform

Mobi Health News

The company is ptiching this online community as a way to help patients enage with their health.

Anthem-backed Hydrogen Health rolls out virtual primary care services for insurers, employers

Fierce Healthcare

Anthem-backed Hydrogen Health rolls out virtual primary care services for insurers, employers. hlandi. Thu, 12/09/2021 - 09:01

Connecting Genetics and Primary Care: NorthShore’s Bold Ambitions

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The health system’s new DNA10K initiative looks to improve the link between genomic data and primary care

Moletest offers skin cancer screening test to primary care professionals

Mobi Health News

The medical technology company aims to reduce unnecessary dermatology referrals to secondary care